The American Dream, just like George Washington, is dead. Unlike George Washington, however, no one ever bothered to bury the American Dream. Instead of giving the dream a proper burial, we’ve stood the old lady up like a scarecrow, perverted her with makeup and a boob job, and then sat her out by the statue of liberty to mock incoming immigrants.
The American public is a servant to the whims of the media, and while the media is a dog who sees a squirrel every five seconds, there is always one squirrel bigger than the rest that it keeps chasing. In the mid-2000’s that squirrel was the Iraq war.